1. sundayschicks

    sundayschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    my beautiful speckled sussex roo is loosing the feathers on his neck. he has quit crowing. is still eating and drinking,and seems to have lots of engery.......
     
  2. flashover1969

    flashover1969 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably molting
     
  3. sundayschicks

    sundayschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Elizabethton
    i have pics but don't know how to move them to my post
     
  4. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    are the pics on BYC?uploads?
     
  5. sundayschicks

    sundayschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Elizabethton
    yes
     
  6. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    I think he's molting.
     
  7. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    left click the image link under the photo and when it turns blue right click it,,,,there will appear a little box with words. Click copy and then come back over here click new post and then click paste
     
  8. sundayschicks

    sundayschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Elizabethton
    thanks, i just love this bird. he is such a gentleman.
     
  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    I agree that he's most likely in molt, it's that time of the year. Visually inspect him for lice/mites just in case. You can increase his protein intake by giving him some scrambled egg in his feed to help with feather regrowth.
     
  10. sundayschicks

    sundayschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    here is the pic of my now not so pretty roo. i sure hope he is just molting.
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